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Quotes About Selfish People


 

Wisdom ceases to be wisdom when it becomes too proud to weep, too grave to laugh, and too selfish to seek other than itself.

Khalil Gibran

 

To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don’t isolate.

Michael Jordan

 

 

 

 

The world is not fair, and often fools, cowards, liars and the selfish hide in high places.

Bryant H. McGill

 

A selfish man is a thief.

Jose Marti

 

 

I am probably the most selfish man you will ever meet in your life. No one gets the satisfaction or the joy that I get out of seeing kids realize there is hope.

Jerry Lewis

A spirit of innovation is generally the result of a selfish temper and confined views. People will not look forward to posterity, who never look backward to their ancestors.

Edmund Burke

 

 

 

A woman asking “Am I good? Am I satisfied?” is extremely selfish. The less women fuss about themselves, the less they talk to other women, the more they try to please their husbands, the happier the marriage is going to be.

Barbara Cartland

 

 

 

 

All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.

Pope Paul VI

 

 

A man is called selfish not for pursuing his own good, but for neglecting his neighbor’s.

Richard Whately

 

 

Being selfish to me means that you have to look out for yourself and you don’t have to sacrifice.

Herbie Mann

 

When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.

TennesseeWilliams

 

 

Selfish persons are incapable of loving others, but they are not capable of loving themselves either.

Erich Fromm

 

 

 

Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

 

The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.

Pope John Paul II

 

 

 

It is not because the truth is too difficult to see that we make mistakes… we make mistakes because the easiest and most comfortable course for us is to seek insight where it accords with our emotions – especially selfish ones.

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

 

 

All life demands struggle. Those who have everything given to them become lazy, selfish, and insensitive to the real values of life. The very striving and hard work that we so constantly try to avoid is the major building block in the person we are today.

Ralph Ransom

 

 

It is to be regretted that the rich and powerful too often bend the acts of government to their own selfish purposes.

Andrew Jackson

 

 

 

 

Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish.

Richard Dawkins

 

 

Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.

William Cowper

 

To be stupid, selfish, and have good health are three requirements for happiness, though if stupidity is lacking, all is lost.

Gustave Flaubert

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